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Definition of "stridulation" []

  • A high-pitched chirping, grating, hissing, or squeaking sound, as male crickets and grasshoppers make by rubbing certain body parts together. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stridulation" in a sentence
  • "Mary Ball (1812-1892) discovered the underwater stridulation of the Notonectidæ"
  • "After all, where else would I be able to brag about the happiness I found in finally hearing what the defensive stridulation of a dung beetle sounds like?"
  • "His voice becomes a mere stridulation for the stating of formula; he seems deaf to all but properly enunciated problems."